At each stage of his hockey career, Pat Falloon excelled as the new guy.
Pat Falloon was only 16 at the time, but he suspected then that the Spokane Chiefs were going through some financial hardships.
The Spokane Chiefs announced on Tuesday that Adam Maglio will become the organization's 14th full-time head coach.
The Western Hockey League is now aiming to begin a full regular season on Dec. 4, the league announced Thursday. That pushes back the start of the Spokane Chiefs’ season by about three months from a usual start date.
For decades, certain sports teams – professional, college and high school – have resisted changing their nicknames and branding from Native American terms and imagery.But with the recent climate of change sweeping the country in the wake of the death of George Floyd and the resulting national protests against racism, a couple of the more prominent – and historically most resistant – professional teams have been pressured by activists and investors to reevaluate the situation.
The Spokane Chiefs selected defenseman David Jiricek from the Czech Republic with the 54th pick in Tuesday's CHL Import draft.
When the National Hockey League gathered for its annual draft one year ago in Vancouver, British Columbia, Jack Finley was there to take it all in.
If the Spokane Chiefs and the rest of the Western Hockey League return to play this fall, they will only do so if fans are in attendance.
Derek and Zane Ryan lugged hockey bags into Frontier Ice Arena on Thursday looking for something that local pros are finding pretty rare these days.
A little more than four years ago, Adam Beckman was a 5-foot, 139-pound prospect the Spokane Chiefs selected in the fifth round of the bantam draft.
Ty Smith of the Spokane Chiefs has been named the Western Hockey League’s defenseman of the year for the second straight season.
The WHL released a statement Sunday following reports the Winterhawks’ parent company, Portland Winterhawks Inc., reportedly filed for Chapter 15 bankruptcy, and that the major junior hockey team had been handed over to a court-appointed receiver.